Ratios Revealed: Decoding MP Materials Corporation (MP)’s Financial Health

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The closing price of MP Materials Corporation (NYSE: MP) was $16.22 for the day, up 1.57% from the previous closing price of $15.97. In other words, the price has increased by $1.57 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.38 million shares were traded. MP stock price reached its highest trading level at $16.2595 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $15.865.


Our analysis of MP’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 9.28 and its Current Ratio is at 10.29. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.83 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.83.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, JP Morgan on April 23, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Neutral and sets its target price to $16 from $20 previously.

On March 13, 2024, Morgan Stanley Downgraded its rating to Equal-Weight which previously was Overweight and also lowered its target price recommendation from $26 to $15.50.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 28 ’24 when Corbett Ryan sold 50,000 shares for $16.93 per share. The transaction valued at 846,500 led to the insider holds 325,021 shares of the business.

McKnight Andrew A. sold 317,750 shares of MP for $5,741,742 on May 16 ’24. The Director now owns 86,000 shares after completing the transaction at $18.07 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, MP now has a Market Capitalization of 2681441536 and an Enterprise Value of 2682316800. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 12.99 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.36. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 12.994 whereas that against EBITDA is 470.499.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, MP has reached a high of $26.53, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $12.68. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 0.86%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -5.36%.

Shares Statistics:

MP traded an average of 4.08M shares per day over the past three months and 2649210 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 178.08M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 125.66M. Insiders hold about 23.94% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 64.16% stake in the company. Shares short for MP as of 1715731200 were 28401236 with a Short Ratio of 6.96, compared to 1713139200 on 30983108. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 28401236 and a Short% of Float of 19.650000000000002.

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